Minority

Jeannett Keibler (3rd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2007 Minority  Scholarship Winner Jeannett Keibler I am currently enrolled at Northwest Vista College and am pursuing my Associates Degree in Teaching. Upon graduation, my plan is to continue my education and obtain a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC- 4th Grade). Naturally, as I get closer to my goal, I know that […]

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Vanessa Berryman (2nd Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2007 Minority  Scholarship Winner Vanessa Berryman I am a full-time straight A student, part-time waitress, freelance writer, aspiring model and mother to my wonderful little boy Brandon here in my hometown of Tempe, Arizona. I began the pursuit of my education a little later than I had hoped to (at age 22), but […]

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Andrea Goldson (4th Quarter, 2008)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2008 Minority  Scholarship Winner Andrea Goldson My name is Andrea Goldson. I am currently enrolled as a graduate student at the University of British Columbia where I am pursuing doctoral studies in the area of Food Science. My life ambition is to become a food technologist assisting in the development of the agriculture […]

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Jose Rodriguez (4th Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2007 Minority Scholarship Winner Jose Rodriguez “Graduate studies are very expensive and loans are too high in interest. By receiving a StraighForward Media Minority Scholarship it will help reduce my need of applying for loans and even to buy my books. Any financial help will help minimize expenses from graduate school.” A Portion […]

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Diana Valvidia-Rivera (1st Quarter, 2007)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2007 Minority  Scholarship Winner Diana Valvidia-Rivera I am currently attending Western Kentucky University at an extended campus in Elizabethtown Kentucky and I am majoring in Psychology with a minor in Social Work. After graduating in Spring 2008 I am planning on obtaining a Masters Degree in Social Work and hope to gain additional […]

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Elvia Lopez-Hernandez (3rd Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2006 Minority Scholarship Winner Elvia Lopez-Hernandez In 2001, I applied to college to study the B.A in English Language Teaching. Even though my family was having serious economical problems, I could afford my tuition, school material and rent with an economical scholarship I got at my school and some savings I got from […]

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Nazia Kazi (4th Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

4th Quarter, 2005 Minority Scholarship Winner Nazia Kazi “My family comes from Bombay, India, and I was born in Chicago. I spent my early teen years as an expatriate in Dubai, U.A.E., and then returned to Chicago. I speak Hindi and Urdu and have studied Arabic. My family practices Islam during a time when American […]

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Thu Nguyen (1st Quarter, 2006)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2006 Minority  Scholarship Winner Thu Nguyen “Growing up from a Vietnamese family, I was always pressured to do well in school, to succeed every task handed to me and to perform it with flying colors. My family instilled in me good work ethics and independence, more so by pressure than by encouragement. My […]

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Hoi Ying (3rd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

3rd Quarter, 2005 Minority  Scholarship Winner Hoi Ying “After my graduation, I plan to bring my expertise and the most state-of-the-art services back to Hong Kong or Asia. I also want to utilize my background in Chinese culture and my Western knowledge and combine them to improve the models of intervention. To make good intervention […]

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Twyla Baker-Demaray (2nd Quarter, 2005)

August 20, 2010

2nd Quarter, 2005 Minority  Scholarship Winner Twyla Baker-Demaray Twyla Baker-Demaray was born in North Dakota and raised on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in New Town, ND. She attended college first at Bismarck State College and at the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Geology & Technology and […]

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Sofia Peralta (1st Quarter, 2009)

August 20, 2010

1st Quarter, 2009 Minority Scholarship Sofia Peralta My name is Sofia Peralta I am currently enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Maryland, College Park where I am pursuing my doctoral degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. My long-term goal, after completing a PhD, is to secure a position where I can teach, […]

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Juls Phanthavong (3rd Quarter, 2009)

August 20, 2010

Juls Phanthavong 3rd Quarter, 2009 Minority Scholarship Hi! My name is Juls Phanthavong and I attend Georgia Baptist College of Nursing at Mercer University. I will be graduating this December 2010 with my BSN. I plan to engage on a months long mission trip to Orphanage Emanuel in Honduras after graduation. Eventually, I would like […]

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